Originally written on Soccerlens  |  Last updated 6/19/13
How Real Madrid have effectively sealed the Gareth Bale deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comGareth Bale is enjoying the form of his life If you ever had any doubts over whether Real Madrid would be making a big bid for Gareth Bale this summer, then get ready to throw those doubts away. The Spanish press has just exploded with stories, which suggest a bid for Bale is imminent as soon as Real Madrid have appointed the manager to follow Jose Mourinho. Where Real Madrid are letting themselves down and an area where Tottenham can still try to keep Bale is through the arrogance of the Spanish club. The two major stories which have just been reported are the fact that they have reserved the number eleven shirt, Bale’s number at Spurs, and the club’s president Florentino Perez, has promised to unveil Bale as a Madrid player next month. Whether that shirt decision has something to do with Bale trademarking his ‘heart eleven’ goal celebration we just don’t know but it’s more than likely...
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